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April Fools' Day

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April 1st (a.k.a. April Fools' Day) has been a day for jokes, pranks and other fun activities all done to fool someone in a fun and harmless way. This category contains questions about its origin, activities and pranks.
Origin of April Fools' Day There are several theories about the origin of April Fools' Day. The most popular explanation is the switch to the Gregorian calendar. In 1582, Pope Gregory XIII ordered a new calendar (the Gregorian Calendar) to replace the old Julian date. Prior to that, the new year w…
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April Fools' Day is celebrated in the Western world on April 1st of every year. Sometimes referred to as All Fools' Day, April 1st is not a legal holiday, but is widely recognized and celebrated as a day which not only tolerates, but encourages practical jokes. The day is special because it is a fun…
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You could...You could, but I really wouldn't. It would only put her in an impossible position. Her response suggests she doesn't want you to be more than a friend, and you don't want to ruin that friendship and make her feel uncomfortable, go in a group, try and spend some time with her and maybe in…
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Long ago, New Years was celebrated on April 1st. When it was switched to January 1st, the people who still celebrated on April first were called fools, and people since that time can trick people that day!
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In Canada there is a holiday called "Easter Monday".
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You will be 23 years old in 2012.
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It's a fun holiday that somebody made up a long time ago. It is a day to pull pranks because the man who made it up was a big prankster so he made up a day where he could prank people!
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April fools was first developed by April F. Ules, who is also responsible with creating Valentine's Day and Veteran's Day. April Fools was his baby, though.
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April Fools Day is on April 1st every year.
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April fools day is about funny pranks on people. And it's your mom's birthday, So you could do happy pranks. Like hide the car keys and tell her they are in the car. But when she gets to the car have a gift basket or a bunch of cards or gifts inside instead. I know any mom would love that!
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Count ten months back from the seventh. It's not exact science but pretty close.Baby will come when he/she wants and it is not going to be exact all the time.
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if your mom is planting flowers find or buy artificial flowers and tell her how fast they grew upon your very eyes and after that tell her HAPPY APRIL FOOLS MOM!
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This is a great Aprilâ??s Fool trick to mix those taste buds up. Serve everyone wonderful mashed potatoes and gravy sundaes.
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April Fool's Day is a day for fools! In other words, it's an excuse to be silly and lighten up some. The fools would be the people who play the silly pranks, and the fools that fall for them, so it's for everyone, truly and is meant for harmless, safe fun and laughter.
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There is no particular day for it. It just falls on whichever day is April 1st for that year.
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All the countries in North America, Australia, South America, and some in other countries celebrate April Fool's Day!
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Here are some pranks you could pull on your teacher: Switch the drawers in your teachers' desks. It'll get them so confused! Another is for the whole class to hide right before school starts and no one go into the classroom. The teacher will think you are all absent. We pulled it on our teacher. I…
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1. Advertise your bosses job in the local newspaper - (Great if you want to get fired !). 2. Get a balloon and put it on the tailpipe of a truck, ferrari, etc. (Make sure the car isn't already on!) Then get in it and have your parents start it up and it will pop. It will sound like the tire popped.…
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April Fool's Day Pranks: For the computer geek: Install a script that automatically activates on 4/1 that turns the monitor display upside down.Either put tape over a sink sprayer or fold blankets so family member gets stuck in bed pocket. First you fold the back of the sheet up, then the other lik…
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Load a BSOD screensaver on their computer and then tape over the bottom of their computer mouse. Set the screensaver to activate within 1 minute.
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April Fool's Day is a day when people like to play harmless tricks on their friends and family. Most of the time, we know we are not supposed to tease others, but tricks that make everyone laugh are acceptable on April 1. How on earth did this tradition get started? Would you believe it had to do wi…
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The point of the day is just to joke around, prank some people for fun and most importantly, enjoy the day. As long as no rule or friendship is broken that day, you will be fine.
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Then in 1562, Pope Gregory introduced a new calendar for the Christian world, and the new year fell on January first. There were some people, however, who hadn't heard or didn't believe the change in the date, so they continued to celebrate New Year's Day on April first. Others played tricks on them…
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Put lots of soap on your hands and walk over to your victims door and wipe the soap over both doorhandles and close the door. When they go to their room they will get greasy fingers.Write a note with "APRIL FOOLS!!" and fold it once. Go up to the front door of your house and place the paper on the f…
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A man thought that the year needs ONE day to goof of and prank another so that we get our goofs off to get silly for a day
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The original New Year's date was April 1st. The change in the calendar to the Gregorian calendar moved the day of celebration to January 1st. Some people continued to celebrate the New Year in April therefor April Fools Day started to be celebrated.
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April Fool's Day or All Fool's DayApril Fool's Day occurs on April 1st every year.On this day, children, adults and all people with a sense of humor play practical jokes on one another. Even The daily televised news programs and professors in college have been known to pull a leg on their audiences.…
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It really depends on each individual. For me... I feel mischievous and sly!
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This is the ultimate, most awesome, hilarious, best joke to do on ANYONE!!! It will work better if your victim is really buff and strong and acts like he is so awesome. Like a marine or army or navy guy.Step One:When they are asleep, grab a video recorder (optional, but you would want to see this ov…
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"April Fools Day" or "All Fools Day" falls on the 1st of April every year.
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1867! In ireland
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April Fools Day was on a Wednesday during the year of 2009!
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April fools day is a popular holiday through the United States and Europe. It has been speculated that it started in 1392 but there is not any concrete information for this.
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It was a Monday.
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There are three names for April Fool's day:April 1stApril Fool's DayAll Fool's Day
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April Fools' Day or All Fools' Day is a holiday celebrated in various countries on April 1. The day is marked by the commission of hoaxes and other practical jokes of varying sophistication on friends, family members, enemies, and neighbors, or sending them on a fool's errand, the aim of which is to…
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April Foods Day is recognized by people pulling pranks and making jokes on each other. When you are caught pulling a prank, the other person says, 'April Fools'.
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Poisson d'avril.
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The word "Holiday" goes way back hundreds, (or thousands), of years. The word accually means, "Holy day" and meant times of religious celabration. Now it is commonly used as a replacment for times such as Christmas and Thanksgiving in an attempt to eliminate God from the picture. They do not realize…
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One April Fool's Day prank is to switch the salt and pepper in the shakers. This only works if they are not the clear glass kind. This prank will surprise people, but won't get you in trouble.
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The practice began during the reign of Constantine, when a group of court jesters and fools told the Roman emperor that they could do a better job of running the empire. Constantine, amused, allowed a jester named Kugel to be king for one day. Kugel passed an edict calling for absurdity on that day,…
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the purpose of april fool day is to prank someone
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In Scotland, April Fools' Day is traditionally called Hunt-the-Gowk Day ("gowk" is Scots for a cuckoo or a foolish person).
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There are two literal interpretations of the phrase "April Fools' Day": "Día de tontos de abril" and "El dia de los tontos en abril." Although many Latinos have taken up the April Fools' event, for many people in Latin America April 1 is nothing more than the first day of the month: The traditiona…
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the chemical element of atomic number 69 a soft silvery-white metal of the lanthanide series
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"poisson d'avril"
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April Fool's Day, as far as I'm concerned, is celebrated in most parts of the world. I celebrate it here in North America.
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1. When you are at a restaurant ask for a refill of water 2. If the menu is plastic, put a TIP in the water then put the menu over the cup 3. Keep the menu over the cup and tip the cup up-side-down (when you tip the cup over the menu keeps the water from coming out) 4. So now the cup is up-side-d…
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This is the ultimate, most awesome, hilarious, best joke to do on ANYONE!!! It will work better if your victim is really buff and strong and acts like he is so awesome. Like a marine or army or navy guy.Step One:When they are asleep, grab a video recorder (optional, but you would want to see this …
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I guess it does as its April Fools Day (All Fools Day)
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only one day every day
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Tell them that a certain girl in your class likes them, and then give an obvious hint. Use different names.
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April Fool's Day is a day when people like to play harmless tricks on their friends and family. Most of the time, we know we are not supposed to tease others, but tricks that make everyone laugh are acceptable on April 1. How on earth did this tradition get started? Would you believe it had to do wi…
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People pull pranks on one another or they tell jokes etc.
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This is a fabulous new trick no one will suspect. (Make sure no one is home while creating this prank!) Get a couple leaves of red cabbage and boil them in 2 or 3 cups of water, until the water has turned purple. Next, add some ice cubes to cool the water. Get out a few cups and add the cabbage wat…
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in France people stick fake fish on each others backs
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It has changed through the centuries and also depends on where you live but in the beginning there was the Roman festival of Hilaria, held March 25, and the Medieval Festival of Fools, held December 28. You can read more in the link below. there was also a festival that people would desguse themsel…
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write the worst teacher in the world turn over on paper then on the other side write gotcha happy April fools day from________________________then give it to your teacherfrom Evie whitehead
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Generally, telling jokes or rumors to suggest the gullibility of the person tricked. Example : Saying that some prominent celebrity has decide to run for President ("Really?""April Fool!") Example : Telling someone to call a phone number and speak to Mr. G. Raff. (the number is the local zoo) Exa…
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to play pranks on your friends till noon.
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To me, there is no April fools day. One day is NOT enough. it should be April fools MONTH! Sevaral great pranks are: 1. put plastic wrap over the toilet (under the seat) so it will spill off of the toilet 2. put yellow food dye in the tank on the toilet (NOT the bowl) so when it flushes, it will a…
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there really isn't a color for Apirl 1st... i guess it can be any color you want
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April Fools day, until 1564 was called something like Possin D Aviel.
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If you didn't get a virus, then it isn't real. I for one did not get a virus on April Fools Day.
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You know you can do a lot of stuff on April Fool's day, you can fool your family and friends. ust remember make sure they don't personally get offended tell them just in time...
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If it didn't touch yours, then they didn't :)
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President NIxon was running for president again
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Play pranks!!! Dur!!:There answerI suggest you do something that wont get you in trouble. Like pranks that get you wet or dirty! :My answer :3
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Do the classic sprayer. Put a rubber band around the sink sprayer and let your parents wash the dishes. Stand near by to watch their reaction. But beware of cleaning up the extra water that didn't hit them!
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A good April Fools day joke is to make sure someone in your house makes pancakes that morning and the night before dump out the syrup and fill the boddle with soy sauce EWWWW! Another one is the switch your sugar and salt!!!
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General suggestions for good April Fools jokes or tricks Tricks played on friends should never hurt them or cause them serious difficulty (if the trick is ingenious, the friend will probably forgive a little inconvenience). Good tricks will surprise, delight, amaze, or amuse them One time on April…
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April fools day is not a holiday it is simply a day of note with a tradition.
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Not a Holiday April Fools Day is not an actual holiday. It is just a day that people play harmless pranks on others.
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Sometimes in the same way that we do but they mostly do another trick: In France the greeting is a hug and a kiss on both cheeks, right? So they make paper fishes and put a loop of sticky tape on the back, sticky side on the outside, and hide them in their hands so that when they greet each other t…
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April Fools' Day is on the 1st of April.
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I did a good one on my dad this morning, he went mental. I said "Oh by the way dad, I got my Maths Mock GCSE back yesterday, I got an F..." He was there screaming "YOU DID WHAT? HOW COULD YOU GET AN F?" When I reminded him it was April Fools Day he sighed in relief and started going "God you had …
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Yes, because it's a new day!
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April Fools Day runs for a full 24 hours and will end at midnight.
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Actually, it would end at the timing between 11:59 pm and 12:00 am, as then the new day will start! ^^
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sort of... we "celebrate" it by pranking people
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Well, me and my two friends tricked a girl today (April 1st 2011) into thinking one of her friends were moving to New York. (The girl who we said was moving was with us, so don't do this if the girl you are saying is moving isn't with you!) She TOTALLY believed us! It was hilarious! Just make sure y…
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'April baby' refers to April Fool's Day- meaning a fool Ex- Yo Romeo bought that Toyota without checking up on the mileage, What an April Baby! Click on the link below to see the Urbandictionary.com reference
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Midnight. It's a day.
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April Fool's is a day. It ends at midnight.
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That's when you greet someone on April Fool's Day. It's like saying "Merry Christmas". Your just happy!(Since it's April Fool's Day, give them a little pinch goodbye if they are not wearing green!)
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it is very popular i mean pretty much all kids love a good laugh and pranks can give u that. Some people don't like pranks but not all are bad on April fools day it can be a mild prank ,big prank ,small joke, or even just a little white lie. so yes April fools day is very popular.
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Definitely not. WikiAnswers is a site where legitimate answers should be given at all times, even on April Fools Day.
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You go up to her. If her friends are around, make them leave. Then you ask her if you want to go out. Wait for her reaction. Then say April Fools. Note: get out of punching and/or slapping distance.
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